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GroundUpSound Sampler Volume2

A new decade, so it surely must be time for the second volume of selected pieces from the GroundUpSound catalogue, this time with a definite leaning toward minimal and ambient content. The long now is here…


Night of the Soul

The latest addition to the GroundUpSound Archive Project is Dennis Dracup’s “Night of the Soul”, an album of original music created by Denis for the eponymous stage play, written by David Farr and directed by David Emmet at Questors Theatre, London in May 2012.


New GroundUpSound release for Autumn

We present to you, from our man in Italy – revisited, re-imagined and remastered: “BARCELONA”:-


G E O M A N T R A – out now!

Anouncing the latest addition to the LiveEarth catalogue:-

GEOMANTRA !

100% Wholegrain ambientgroove. Summer daydreaming, travelling along the line, ever changing, always now. Lay back and go!

…No plugins were harmed in the making of this record.

Check it out:


Upcoming album releases…

In the engine room for editing and final tweaks we currently have lined up….

GEOMANTRA by LiveEarth, nine ten tracks of organic summer shapes and polyrhythmic groove instrumentals. #ambientgroove #music (100% wholegrain too!)

Night of the Soul by Dennis Dracup; an album of music and soundscape based around tracks composed and recorded for the eponymous stage play.

aaaand last but certainly not least………………..

Doktor Dee’s debut: spoken word notes from the dark side; is it comedy, is it tragedy?

No. It’s Verbal Surgery!

That should keep us going till the end of the year.


LiveEarth new album – live!

Announcing the release tomorrow, 14/4/14, of LiveEarth’s latest album, “Thirteen”:

Preview and download here from 14/4/14

A recording of their improvised looping webcast session on 13/3/13 at the commencement of “Time On Acid”, a ten year online noise art installation by the one-and-only Nigel Noize.

More info at timeonacid.com – catch it quick, as it ends 13/3/23…

Thirteen! The ebb and the flow:


LiveEarth jam session at Time on Acid’s 10 year installation

Well, by all accounts the LiveEarth webcast jam session, at the inauguration of the ten year noise art installation ‘Time on Acid‘, was a resounding success!

They crashed several planes, achieved more than a few sublime moments and ventured into unforeseen vocal territory…

For those of you who missed it, you can watch the whole thing here:

LiveEarth do Time on Acid - intro

Ten Years – Time on Acid starts here…

Livearth do Time on Acid (2h50m)

Livearth 13313 session (2h50m)

…not for those with a short attention span!

Quote of the evening from Steve ‘Dr.’ Dracup: “Well I didn’t expect that to happen”!

Many thanks to Nigel Noize. Watch out for their next jam session in the67club spaceship that is Time on Acid!


Livearth at Time on Acid

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Counting down to Weds 8pm 13/3/13 – live webcast. Livearth are subverting the commencement of timeonacid’s 10 year sonic installation…
Will they crash and burn? Will there be sublime moments? Probably both…
Anything could happen when the Live meets the Earth!

More info at the Time On Acid website. Anything could happen!


Announcing the new Live Earth album “Retro Spectres”

Coming soon…

To Coincide with Live Earth’s first performance in a very long time on 13/3/13, we announce the release of GroundUpSound‘s 13th album, also by Livearth:

“Retro Spectres”, a 13-track nocturnal journey through a night’s dreams…

A Jungian hallowe’en full moon trip through the hours of darkness…

GUS013 is available to stream and download at the LiveEarth shop


Wiring a plug – LIVEartTH streaming on 13/3/13!

Warning!

Warning! On Wed 13th Mar at 8pm make sure the EARTH wire is connected to the LIVE erminal.

On Wed 13th Mar at 8pm GMT make sure

the EARTH wire is connected to the LIVE terminal.

Anything might happen…

Warning!

click here for the live stream 8pm GMT

In association with Nigel Noize, Time on Acid & the67 club

 


They’ve done it (in the road) again!

A big cheer and congratulations are once again in order for Chris Purcell and everyone involved in the award-winning short film “Why Don’t We Do It In The Road?” – a delightful work celebrating the zebra crossing outside Abbey Road studios, made famous by the eponymous Beatles’ album cover.

Of course not forgetting the brilliant music contribution of our very own Dennis Dracup!

Winner of “Best documentary” at the 2012 UK Film Festival.

Winner of “Best Super Short” at the 2012 NYC Independent Film Festival.

Why don't we do it in the Road?

Why don’t we do it in the Road?


Aside

Why don’t we do it in the Road?

GroundUpSound artist Dennis Dracup composed the music for Chris Purcell’s award-winning short film “Why don’t we do it in the Road?“.

Why don't we do it in the Road?

Winner of Best Super Short at the NYC Independent Film Festival. Three cheers to all concerned!

Click here to view the promo clip.

Synopsis
An evocative portrait of one of London’s most peculiar tourist attractions – a humble pedestrian crossing in St John’s Wood. But this isn’t any ordinary piece of street furniture… a 10minute photo session back in the summer of 1969 saw to that. A couple of weeks after Neil 
Armstrong took his giant leap… the Beatles took a few short steps across Abbey Road and the rest is history.

Roughly timed to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first recording session at Abbey Road Studios, this quirky short film explores a tiny part of London that has been suffused with a sort of magic.

Watch out for this and other new music releases by Dennis Dracup coming soon to GroundUpSound…


Out Now – ROAD DIRT!

Here it is! ROAD DIRT! (the evil autobahn)

The latest release by Steve Dracup on GroundUpSound Records.

click here to preview and buy – complete with high resolution printable CD artwork

inspired by the novel of the same name by Stephen Jansen


Further Than The Furthest Thing

Another new release in just a few days – well, whatever next!

Wonderful spacious reflective piano and electronic treatments here in the soundtrack album by Dennis Dracup, written for the eponymous stage play by Zinnie Harris and directed by David Emmet at Questors Theatre.

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Further Than The Furthest Thing - album cover


New albums for 2012: “6ix”

Well, to the untrained eye it may seem that nothing much has been happening lately – that’s because we’ve been busy behind the scenes working on three new releases!

First up: ambient sci-fi and other enigmatic quirkiness from Dany Tomasini, out now!

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6ix album cover

6ix – Dany Tomasini

Soon to come are “Further Than The Furthest Thing” by Dennis Dracup, of music originally conceived for  the stage play, and “Road Dirt!” by Steve Dracup, an album of music inspired by the forthcoming novel of the same name written by Stephen Jansen

After that more curios and mantric tunnelling to come from Live Earth – Watch this space…


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